Prolegomena to a Critical Edition of the Chronicle of Matthew of Edessa, with a Discussion of Computer-Aided Methods Used to Edit the Text, by Tara L. Andrews (Oxford, 2009), in 332 searchable pdf pages. This outstanding work (the author's Ph.D. dissertation) is the best available in a Western language describing the Chronicle of Matthew and its continuation, a 12th-century work covering the period 952-1162. Contents: Introduction; History of the Chronicle; Computer-assisted methods for text edition; The new age of prophecy: the Chronicle’s place in Armenian historiography; ‘The abandoned Armenian nation’: Matthew’s conception of the history of his people; ‘Under the aegis of the Roman emperor’: the Byzantine Empire in the Chronicle; Muslim, Turk, and Crusader: the Armenian chronicler and the aylazgik'; ‘Trouble and dissension in the see of St. Gregory’: Matthew and the Armenian church; Conclusion; Translation of excerpts from the Chronicle (First prophecy of Yovhanne's Kozer'n, (1029/30); Second prophecy of Yovhanne's Kozer'n (1036/7); Author’s prologue to Book Two; Author’s prologue to Book Three; with chronologies, maps, and Bibliography. Uploaded by Robert Bedrosian. An English translation of Matthew's Chronicle also is available at Internet Archive. Search for "Matthew of Edessa"